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Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ hospitalised; missed from the streets

Ms. Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ known to all for her frequency on the streets of Tortola requesting money for drinking a beverage has been hospitalised. Photo: VINO/File
‘Yellow’ is the sister of BVI Tourist Board Chairman Russell Harrigan. Photo: Internet source
‘Yellow’ is the sister of BVI Tourist Board Chairman Russell Harrigan. Photo: Internet source
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms. Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ known to all for her frequency on the streets of Tortola requesting money for drinking a beverage has been hospitalised.

She has been admitted to Peebles Hospital, the government run facility on the main Island of Tortola about two weeks ago.

The reason for her admission is unclear, however our news room's sources inside the BVI Health Services Authority reported that she had surgery.

‘Yellow’, who is the sister of BVI Tourist Board Chairman Russell Harrigan, has become the symbol of homelessness and perhaps mental illness in the Virgin Islands.

Many shop and grocery store owners alleged that at times Ms. Rogers walks into their stores and remove items without paying.

Others said she is peaceful and only ask for just a $1.00 with her famous phase “do you have a dollar to spare.”

‘Yellow’ a Virgin Islander grew up on the main Island of Tortola and went to both primary and high school here. She was a skilled boat captain before she took ill.

41 Responses to “Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ hospitalised; missed from the streets”

  • ccc (27/11/2015, 18:33) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
    Oh my
  • friend (27/11/2015, 18:52) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    she is indeed missed....get well yellow.
  • not too late (27/11/2015, 19:01) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    Not too late.. Yellow can come around aging - it had worse than she. She just need love.

    When I can afford it is give her.
  • a proud bvislander (27/11/2015, 19:30) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    I have known her for many years, when she was well and then when she was not well...we helped her and called authorities when things were serious...everyone didn't know...I am truly glad she is getting help and will be better and calm in her life and within her self...Please...
  • ting to talk (27/11/2015, 20:04) Like (72) Dislike (8) Reply
    Cant believe who her brother is!
    • Hmm (27/11/2015, 23:48) Like (39) Dislike (6) Reply
      Well you talking bout her brother but what about her son, he's living the life and only God knows if he will even come and try to help with her. Common Keshawn this isn't high school anymore where you have to be ashame of your mom she's Ill and needs the help its time to pitch in.
    • You know... (28/11/2015, 15:48) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      ...I see the resemblance.
  • vi (27/11/2015, 20:17) Like (16) Dislike (27) Reply
    You guys are very malicious how long yellow had her issues
    • @ vi (27/11/2015, 23:46) Like (3) Dislike (6) Reply
      Well why the hell you do not sue you ram..your blog I think is malicious
      • vi (28/11/2015, 13:05) Like (4) Dislike (11) Reply
        You got issues the truth hurts that is why you responded now cart your @$$$
        • trouble (02/12/2015, 19:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          @ VI: Hey, I always brush my teeth before I post here.

          Now get lost along boy.
    • blah (29/11/2015, 16:06) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
      to vi: Did you read this article? Go away with your political bias commentary.
  • DON Q (27/11/2015, 20:26) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    Get well soon yellow!
  • hey (27/11/2015, 21:00) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hey yellow get well soon your dollar sure
  • Well (27/11/2015, 21:20) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
    Poor Yellow, I wonder if I can visit her? I will like to take a bouquet for her.
  • Hell no (27/11/2015, 22:03) Like (18) Dislike (20) Reply
    Dem asking ppl to vote ndp and see how dem ah treat yellow
  • Rusty (27/11/2015, 22:27) Like (24) Dislike (2) Reply
    Her brother Russel will now show how he cares about her. Hope she pulls through this!
  • ReX FeRal (27/11/2015, 23:44) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    well sah yellow is a celebrity she reach the big VINO
  • visitor (27/11/2015, 23:57) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    get well soon Ms. Rogers for you had to endure to much agony, to much pain, too much hardship, too much poverty and depravity...what a strong lady
  • yellow (28/11/2015, 00:06) Like (14) Dislike (5) Reply
    "too much greenie"
  • Daughter (28/11/2015, 08:17) Like (79) Dislike (6) Reply
    I have been visiting her time to time see how she been she's doing well and on recovery despite of how she is we all try our best , no one in this world is perfect .. I'm just gonna continue be there for her numerous people I will hear talk about her and they don't know that she's my mom and I'm proud cause whenever she need something she knows where I work she can get it I never refuse her , but I'm glad to have my mother alive
    • Blessed (29/11/2015, 18:20) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
      Continue daughter for one day you will be greatly rewarded. I have known her for many years and it's her knowledge is what she had been tried by the enemy for. Don't give up every comeback is greater than the fall. She will rise above and beyond it all. Smile and give God Thanks and praises for get everyday.
    • stranger (01/12/2015, 09:14) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      God will bless you, it's your mother.
  • take good care of her (28/11/2015, 09:51) Like (15) Dislike (8) Reply
    Yellow will benefit well from the NHI
  • i see you vino (28/11/2015, 13:34) Like (21) Dislike (2) Reply
    vino throwing shade in a smart way.. hopes her brother sees this and helps her out.. get well soon yellow
    • @ i see you vino (29/11/2015, 07:11) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
      Very good article vino it shows you do not only cover the big shots but also the little man and women...long live vino
  • i was hacked (28/11/2015, 14:29) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    with her famous phase “do you have a dollar to spare.”

    NO HER FAMOUS PHRASE IS " sexy u have a dollar?" lol
  • yellow (28/11/2015, 15:43) Like (33) Dislike (1) Reply
    That is not my famous phrase, my phrase is "sexy ya gah a dollar"
  • Thanks (28/11/2015, 17:18) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    Thanks gor bringing this to light vino we will pray for her and go and visit
  • voiceofthevoiceless (28/11/2015, 17:51) Like (23) Dislike (3) Reply
    I used to give Yellow money all the time but I got wiser as I realized that I was only feeding her habit to her detriment. Now I ask her if she wants me to buy her something to eat and she say no she want a drink, so I keep my money. Drinking alcohol on an empty stomach is problems for your Liver.

    I hope she gets well fast and hopefully straighten up, get a job and stay off the streets and the alcohol.
    • hm (29/11/2015, 04:15) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      A job smh her ppl need help her, that son of hers need really step up as someone earlier said.
  • yellow friend (28/11/2015, 20:29) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    She is a unique person don't throw away any one
    . Thanks vino I haven't seen her for some time now. Will try to visit her she is my girl. I wonder if she have a phone if can't see her we can still say hello yellow and she will say who you.
  • Strength (28/11/2015, 20:55) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Get well soon Ms. Yellow. Praying for you.
  • duff bottom (29/11/2015, 12:51) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    God will bless the people who have help her over the years
  • mixed feelings (29/11/2015, 15:53) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Thank you Virgin Islands News, this article answers many of the questions the general public should know about this young lady so when she gets out we can help her as its clear who has turned their backs on her. This information should have been the first to be released years ago. Effective communication.
  • To yellow Get well soon. (29/11/2015, 18:23) Like (40) Dislike (0) Reply
    I love u yellow and may god bless u .
  • Queen Mary (29/11/2015, 21:48) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Inspite of everything, I enjoy the moments when I encounter MsRogers. She has an uplifting energy about her.
    Wishing her a speedy recovery!
  • gkefkkdakxq (30/11/2015, 11:23) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sugar does help her
  • person who cares (04/12/2015, 17:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i am so sorry for her fel;l well yellow
    grandma siad hi

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